What Does Net Zero Mean?

What is net zero? This is a question that many people are asking, as the global movement towards net zero targets ramps up. In essence, net zero means that greenhouse gas emissions are reduced to the point where they are balanced by removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. This can be achieved through a … Read more

What Is Carbon Footprint?

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A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases emitted by an individual, group, event or product. Greenhouse gases are gases that trap heat in the atmosphere and make the Earth’s climate warm. They include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). The main way we produce carbon dioxide is by burning … Read more

How Is Carbon Footprint Calculated?

A carbon footprint is typically calculated by estimating the greenhouse gas emissions caused by an activity, and then converting those emissions into a CO2e value. This value takes into account not only CO2 emissions, but also other greenhouse gases such as methane and nitrous oxide. In some cases, other types of climate impacts are also … Read more

Scope 1, 2 and 3 Emissions

What are scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon emissions? As businesses strive to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, you’ll often see the term ‘Scopes 1, 2 and 3 emissions’ being used. But what do these numbers actually mean? In order to take action on reducing emissions, it’s important to understand and measure where they come … Read more